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2021 BMW X7 vs. 2021 GMC Yukon XL Review

New 2021 BMW X7

2021 BMW
X7

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New 2021 GMC Yukon XL

2021 GMC
Yukon XL

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MSRP*
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$74,900 to $99,800
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$53,400 to $74,100
Invoice* $70,155 to $93,315 $50,516 to $70,099
MPG - City 15 - 19 14 - 16
MPG - Hwy 21 - 24 19 - 20
Engine(s) Inline-6, V-8 V-8
Seating Capacity 7 8 - 9
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Yukon XL than in the BMW X7, due to its greater head- and legroom. The GMC Yukon XL will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X7.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the BMW X7 as you will with the GMC Yukon XL, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW X7 is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Yukon XL. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW X7 carries a much lower Destination Charge than the GMC Yukon XL.

Dimensions
If you go with the BMW X7, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Yukon XL.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the BMW X7 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the GMC Yukon XL.

Handling
The BMW X7 has the same turning radius as the GMC Yukon XL, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the BMW X7 will do just as well as the GMC Yukon XL, since they have about the same towing capacity. The BMW X7 has a little less horsepower than the GMC Yukon XL.

Utility
The BMW X7 has less seating than the GMC Yukon XL, making the GMC Yukon XL the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. With the BMW X7, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the GMC Yukon XL.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW X7 than that of the GMC Yukon XL.